News for Wednesday, September 14, 2005

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Spending limits would boost state economy

A taxpayer revolt is sweeping the nation and the battle cry is for tax and spend limits. The latest count finds activists in 20 states from Georgia to Alaska, California to Vermont, working to enact tax and spend limits on state budgets that would require voter approval over reasonable benchmarks.

Gas price relief after Katrina puts Sonny on national radar

Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue is one of the few big-time Republican politicians to emerge from the Katrina catastrophe with a positive national image.

In brief

Delta shares fall after downgrade

World Briefs

U.S. forces attack Haditha, capture more than 400

Lilburn to seek funds for patrol car computers

LILBURN - The Lilburn Police Department hopes to get five new patrol car computers after the council approved a resolution to request the funds for the new technology from the state legislature.

Prep Roundup: Top-ranked Buford edges Wesleyan 2-0

BUFORD - Buford starter Jesse Groves extended her scoreless inning streak to 31 Tuesday night as the Wolves took advantage of two unearned runs to blank Wesleyan 2-0 in Region 8-AA action.

Police Reports

Woman accused in stabbing

Hurricane Katrina - How to help

Local nonprofit and relief organizations, as well as local businesses, have mobilized to assist hurricane evacuees and victims. Here are a few ways to help out:

Letters to the Editor

Time for a change in Washington

Hebron Baptist Church pastor steps down

From staff reports

Sports Calendar

Basketball

Gwinnett Tech reduces tuition for students affected by Katrina

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Nation Briefs

Roberts: Abortion ruling 'settled

Sports Briefs

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People Briefs

Chappelle says smaller groups more his style

James Bridges

James A. “Jay Bo” Bridges, Sr., age 76 of Lawrenceville died Monday, September 12, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Thursday, September 15, 2005 in the ...

Dorothy Carter

Mrs. Dorothy May Carter died Monday, September 12, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilburn Fulton (Nick) Carter, Sr.; her daughter, Nancy Love Carter; and her grandson ...

Sharon Main

Sharon E. Rouse Main, age 62 of Auburn, Georgia died Sunday, September 11, 2005. Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Gwinnett Crematory is in charge of arrangements, 770-962-3100.

Ernest Edwards

Ernest (E.B.) Edwards, 82, of Lawrenceville, died Tuesday, September 13, 2005. The funeral will be at 11 A.M. Thursday, September 15, 2005 at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel ...

Lylith Johnson

Lylith M. Johnson of Lawrenceville, GA, died September 11, 2005, as a result of a fall in Philadelphia, PA, where she was visiting her daughter, Kathy Benjamin. She was 95 ...

June Roy

June R. Roy, age 68 of Monroe died Monday, September 12, 2005. Memorial Mass will be held 3:00 PM, Thursday, September 15, 2005 at St. Oliver Catholic Church, Snellville. Father ...

Ollie Marr

Mrs. Ollie Marr, age 94, of Auburn, GA, the Mt. Moriah Community, passed away on September 12, 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Walter H. Marr ...

Clarence Boydston

Clarence Elmo Boydston, age 68 of Dacula, GA died Tuesday, September 13, 2005 after an extended illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com ...

Sue Stocks

Sue P. Stocks, age 75, of Brooksville, FL, passed away on September 10, 2005. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.